Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Yamanaka

Hiroshi Yamanaka has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 11988404
    Abstract: The present disclosure includes: an infrared sensor configured to detect an infrared ray and output a thermal image; a temperature sensor configured to detect a temperature of the infrared sensor; and a processor configured to process output signals of the infrared sensor and the temperature sensor, and the processor is configured to estimate a temperature distribution in a space between the infrared sensor and a background in a detection direction of the infrared sensor from a background temperature of the thermal image and the temperature of the infrared sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takaaki Hiramatsu, Takanori Sugiyama, Hiroshi Yamanaka
  • Publication number: 20240150367
    Abstract: A compound of the following general formula [I]: wherein each symbol has the same meaning as defined herein, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, or a solvate thereof, and a pharmaceutical use of the same in treating organ transplant rejection, graft versus host reaction after transplantation, autoimmune disease, allergic disease and chronic myeloproliferative disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2023
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicant: Japan Tobacco Inc.
    Inventors: Satoru Noji, Makoto Shiozaki, Tomoya Miura, Yoshinori Hara, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Katsuya Maeda, Akimi Hori, Masafumi Inoue, Yasunori Hase
  • Publication number: 20240126076
    Abstract: A head-up display device includes: an indicator dimmed by duty ratio control and configured to emit display light; a mirror member rotatable about a rotation shaft and configured to reflect the display light from the indicator to project a display image; a control unit configured to control the dimming of the indicator and the rotation of the mirror member; and a temperature sensor configured to output a signal corresponding to an ambient temperature around the indicator. The control unit includes: a temperature prediction unit configured to predict a temperature of the indicator, and a failure avoidance unit configured to execute lowering an upper limit of the duty ratio or rotation control of the mirror member for reducing the amount of sunlight that enters the indicator through the mirror member when the predicted temperature of the indicator is greater than or equal to a threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2023
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Inventors: Yusuke Sugiura, Akira Yamanaka, Yuta Miyake, Naohisa Murata, Hiroshi Sano
  • Publication number: 20240111128
    Abstract: A vehicle display device includes a housing including an opening, an image display device that outputs display light of an image, and a mirror that includes a main body including a reflective surface that reflects the display light toward the opening and is rotatable around a rotation axis. The mirror includes a first and a second ribs that extend along a first direction, and face each other in a second direction. The first rib is formed as a rib closest to a side of the upper end on the back surface, the second rib is formed as a rib closest to a side of the lower end on the back surface, and a central region between the first and the second ribs on the back surface is formed as a flat curved surface, at least a part of which extends from the first rib to the second rib.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Inventors: Yuki Miyoshi, Yasuhiro Katsumata, Akira Yamanaka, Tetsuya Suganuma, Hiroshi Sano
  • Publication number: 20240111166
    Abstract: A mirror device includes a mirror including a main body portion having a reflection surface that reflects display light, and a rotating shaft protruding from a first side wall of the main body portion, and a driving member that includes a motor including an output shaft arranged parallel to the rotating shaft, and neighboring the rotating shaft in a direction orthogonal to a rotation axis line of the rotating shaft, a first gear portion coupled to the output shaft, and a second gear portion engaged with the first gear portion, and coupled to the rotating shaft, and rotates the mirror by transmitting rotation of the output shaft of the motor to the rotating shaft via the first gear portion and the second gear portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Inventors: Yuki Miyoshi, Yasuhiro Katsumata, Akira Yamanaka, Naoto Tsubakihara, Hiroshi Sano, Tetsuya Suganuma, Masaaki Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20240099553
    Abstract: Provided is an endoluminal device system including: an elongated and flexible endoluminal device; a wire that is disposed in the endoluminal device; a first sensor that detects tension of the wire; a second sensor that detects displacement of the wire; a driving device capable of pulling the wire; and a processor. The processor is configured to: cause the driving device to execute a relaxing operation for relaxing the wire, acquire the tension and the displacement of the wire during the relaxing operation, which are detected by the first sensor and the second sensor, respectively, and adjust a control parameter of the endoluminal device based on a rate of change in the tension with respect to the displacement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: OLYMPUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORP.
    Inventors: Noriaki YAMANAKA, Shota SAWADA, Hiroshi ASHIBA, Saki ISHIZAWA, Shun INOUE
  • Publication number: 20240044942
    Abstract: An object is to provide a probe card for high-temperature inspection at low cost. A wiring board 130 that supports a large number of probes 15, a heat-generating film 3 formed on the wiring board 130, and a pair of electrode terminals 4 that supplies a current to the heat-generating film 3 are provided, and the heat-generating film 3 is formed on a surface of the wiring board 130 by applying a heat-generating coating material in which fine carbon particles are dispersed in a binder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2021
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Applicant: Japan Electronic Materials Corporation
    Inventors: Yuuki NAKAMURA, Masatoshi HASAKA, Hiroshi YAMANAKA
  • Patent number: 11827212
    Abstract: A parking assist system is configured to autonomously move a vehicle to a target parking position. The parking assist system includes: a distance acquiring unit configured to acquire a distance between the vehicle and a vehicle stopper provided in the target parking position; and a control unit configured to control a movement of the vehicle to the target parking position based on the distance acquired by the distance acquiring unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Nakada, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Yuki Hara, Yasushi Shoda
  • Patent number: 11801828
    Abstract: A parking assistance device includes a recognition part that is configured to acquire recognition information through recognition of surroundings of a host vehicle, a maneuver controller that is configured to perform maneuver control to park the host vehicle in a parking region based on the recognition information, a maintain stop position controller that is configured to keep the host vehicle stationary after the host vehicle is stopped by the maneuver control of the maneuver controller until a predetermined operation is received from a driver, a determination part that is configured to determine a type of the parking region in which the host vehicle is to be parked with the maneuver controller; and a decision part that is configured to determine, in accordance with the type of the parking region that is determined by the determination part, a parking reference location that is used to park the host vehicle in the parking region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Hara, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Yasushi Shoda, Syoichi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11753001
    Abstract: A parking assist system for a vehicle includes a control device configured to control the vehicle to execute an automatic moving process for autonomously moving the vehicle from a current position to a target position. The control device is configured such that, in a case where a parking brake driving condition is satisfied when the control device stops the vehicle during movement to the target position in the automatic moving process and thereafter cancels the automatic moving process without permitting resumption of the movement of the vehicle, the control device switches a shift position of the shift device of the vehicle to a parking position and drives the parking brake device of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Hara, Miki Tsujino, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Yuki Nakada, Yasushi Shoda
  • Patent number: 11745668
    Abstract: A speaker disposition structure of a vehicle comprises a left hinge pillar and a right hinge pillar both extending in a vehicle up-down direction; a speaker box fixed to a lower portion of one of the left and right hinge pillars, and the speaker box having a closed inner space; and a partition located on a vehicle width direction inner side of the speaker box. A port opening connects with the inner space of the speaker box and is located in a front face of the speaker box. A space portion is surrounded by the front face of the speaker box, the dash panel, the hinge pillar, and the partition. The space portion connects with an occupant space of the space portion. A length of the space portion, from the port opening in a front-rear direction of the vehicle, is greater than a maximum length of the port opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2023
    Assignee: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kiyoshi Mutsura, Kouki Hirao, Koji Wakamatsu, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Mayumi Fujimoto
  • Patent number: 11731613
    Abstract: A parking assistance device including a recognition part configured to acquire recognition information through recognition of surroundings, a parking region determiner configured to determine a space between other vehicles as a parking region of the host vehicle based on the recognition information, an automatic parking controller configured to perform a parking operation to park the host vehicle in the parking region, and a parking location determiner. In response to determining that an entry width of the parking region is less than a predetermined value, the parking location determiner is configured to determine a parking location of the host vehicle in the parking region that is at a central location as viewed from an entry side of the parking region. In response to determining that the entry width is equal to or greater than the predetermined value, the parking location determiner is configured to determine the parking location that is closer to one of the other vehicles as viewed from the entry side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Nakada, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Yuki Hara, Yasushi Shoda, Syoichi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11697408
    Abstract: An automatic parking control unit comprises a recognizing section recognizing an outer world outside a vehicle, a vehicle operation control section performing an operation control on the vehicle, an automatic parking control section performing a parking operation to park the vehicle at a target parking position and a display control section synthesizing images taken by a camera group into an image of a surrounding area of the vehicle and displaying the image on an output device group. The display control section displays an image of the surrounding area of the vehicle and a vehicle body image of the vehicle with a portion of the vehicle made translucent, the portion of the vehicle making a blind area to a driver in the surrounding area of the vehicle and the portion of the vehicle is changed according to a direction in which the vehicle is running.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2023
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yamanaka, Yasushi Shoda
  • Publication number: 20230158748
    Abstract: A three-dimensional modeling apparatus includes a container, a carrier, and a blower unit. The container accommodates a curable composition. The carrier is configured to face an inner surface of the container and to have a variable distance with respect to the inner surface. The blower unit performs blowing between the carrier and the container. Further, in a case where the curable composition is cured in the container, the modeled object and the support portion, which connects the carrier and the modeled object, are formed. A wind from the blower unit is at least temporarily output toward at least one of the modeled object and the support portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2023
    Publication date: May 25, 2023
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Hirohisa SHIODE, Hiroshi YAMANAKA
  • Patent number: 11623636
    Abstract: A display device for a vehicle includes: an image display unit configured to display a direction indicating image that indicates a travel direction of the vehicle; and a control device configured to execute travel control of the vehicle. The direction indicating image is switchable between a first image that indicates a first travel direction of the vehicle and a second image that indicates a second travel direction of the vehicle, the second travel direction being opposite to the first travel direction. In a case where the control device switches the travel direction of the vehicle from the first travel direction to the second travel direction, the image display unit switches the direction indicating image from the first image to the second image based on a vehicle speed of the vehicle, a state of a power transmission device, and a steering state of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2023
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Miki Tsujino, Yasushi Shoda, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Yuki Hara
  • Patent number: 11613252
    Abstract: A driving assistance system for a vehicle, comprising: a detection unit configured to detect information regarding surroundings of the vehicle; and a control unit configured to perform driving assistance control based on information detected by the detection unit, wherein, when the control unit performs an operation of stopping movement due to an object detected by the detection unit during the driving assistance control, the control unit restarts the movement after a predetermined time elapses from when the stop operation is started.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Hara, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Miki Tsujino, Yasushi Shoda
  • Patent number: 11613251
    Abstract: A parking assist system includes: an imaging device configured to capture an image of a surrounding of a vehicle; a display device configured to display a surrounding image of the vehicle based on the image captured by the imaging device; and a control device configured to control a display of the display device based on the surrounding image and to calculate a trajectory of the vehicle from a current position to a target position. In a case where the trajectory includes a switching position for steering the vehicle and changing a moving direction thereof and the vehicle is moving toward the switching position, the control device causes the display device to superimpose the switching position on the surrounding image and to hide at least a first part of the trajectory, the first part connecting the switching position and the target position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yamanaka, Masaaki Kawano
  • Patent number: 11608113
    Abstract: To assist a vehicle operator in performing turning maneuvers in an appropriate manner under all conditions, a vehicle driving assist system includes: an external environment acquiring unit configured to acquire information on external environment surrounding a vehicle; a display unit having a screen displaying the information on the external environment; a steering state acquiring unit configured to acquire a steering status of the vehicle; and an image processing unit configured to determine a predicted trajectory of the vehicle according to the steering status of the vehicle, and superimpose the predicted trajectory on the information on the external environment displayed on the screen, wherein in case the predicted trajectory happens to be a full circle, the image processing unit removes a far end part of the trajectory to be displayed so as not to be connected to a start point of the trajectory on the screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroshi Yamanaka
  • Patent number: 11584297
    Abstract: A display device for a vehicle includes: a plurality of imaging units configured to capture images around the vehicle; an image compositing unit configured to composite the images captured by the imaging units to generate a composite image; an image display unit configured to display the composite image generated by the image compositing unit; and an acquiring unit configured to acquire information about an object around the vehicle. The imaging units are arranged such that imaging areas thereof overlap with each other. The image compositing unit is configured to set a boundary between the captured images in the composite image such that the boundary is provided in a part where the imaging areas of the imaging units overlap with each other. In a case where the acquiring unit acquires the information about the object, the image compositing unit changes the boundary.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2023
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroshi Yamanaka
  • Publication number: 20230023377
    Abstract: A compound of the following general formula [I]: wherein each symbol has the same meaning as defined herein, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, or a solvate thereof, and a pharmaceutical use of the same in treating organ transplant rejection, graft versus host reaction after transplantation, autoimmune disease, allergic disease and chronic myeloproliferative disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2021
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Applicant: Japan Tobacco Inc.
    Inventors: Satoru Noji, Makoto Shiozaki, Tomoya Miura, Yoshinori Hara, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Katsuya Maeda, Akimi Hori, Masafumi Inoue, Yasunori Hase